Timothy D. Leonard
|Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma|
|Assumed office |
August 21, 2006
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma|
August 12, 1992 – August 21, 2006
|Appointed by||George H. W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Layn R. Phillips|
|Succeeded by||Timothy D. DeGiusti|
Timothy D. Leonard
1940 (age 80–81)
|Education||University of Oklahoma (BA)|
University of Oklahoma College of Law (JD)
Timothy D. Leonard (born 1940) is an inactive Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma.
Born in Beaver, Oklahoma, Leonard received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1962 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1965. He was in the United States Navy Lieutenant Commander, JAG Corps from 1965 to 1968. He was a United States Naval Reserve Lieutenant from 1968 to 1972. He was an assistant state attorney general of Oklahoma from 1969 to 1971. He was in private practice in Oklahoma City in 1971. He was in private practice in Beaver from 1971 to 1988. He was a member of the Oklahoma State Senate from 1979 to 1988. He was a minority floor leader from 1985 to 1986. He was in private practice in Oklahoma City from 1988 to 1989. He was a guest lecturer and adjunct professor, Oklahoma City University from 1988 to 1989. He was the United States Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma from 1989 to 1992.
Leonard was nominated by President George H. W. Bush on November 20, 1991, to a seat on the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma vacated by Judge Layn R. Phillips. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 11, 1992, and received his commission on August 12, 1992. He assumed senior status on August 21, 2006.